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Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 08:38
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild their homes, FEMA has teamed with Kmart and Sears to provide free information and tips on how to make homes stronger and safer....
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 17:03
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Hurricane Irma and Maria survivors in FEMA-provided hotels who plan to remain in the continental U.S. and need assistance finding long-term housing should contact local and...
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 16:35
AUSTIN, Texas – Join the more than 43,000 Texans who have learned from FEMA mitigation specialists at local home improvement stores how to prepare their homes for natural disasters. Hurricane season...
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 15:04
BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Graham Fire in Jefferson County, Oregon. FEMA Region 10...
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 14:42
AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2.7 million to the city of Ingleside in San Patricio County for debris removal following Hurricane Harvey.  The...
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 13:22
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA awarded more than $34 million in Public Assistance grants for Hurricane María recovery in Puerto Rico.To date, the FEMA Public Assistance program has obligated $2.4...
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:51
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Time is running short. Indiana residents and businesses recovering from losses and damage caused by the February flooding have just two weeks left to register with FEMA and apply...
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:20
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The disaster recovery center in Juncos will change locations beginning Monday, June 25.The old location closed Wednesday.The recovery center will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, June...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 13:54
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Disaster recovery centers will change their Saturday hours beginning June 23.Saturday hours will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A total of 38 centers that open on Saturdays will...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 13:29
More than 54,000 households have successfully used TSA as a bridge to a permanent housing plan AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Harvey survivors participating in FEMA’s Transitional Sheltering Assistance (...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 08:34
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Indiana’s Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and FEMA are committed to ensuring disaster recovery resources and assistance are available for everyone, including people with...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 17:11
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Carmen López spent eight months working to open a restaurant catering to health-conscious customers in the picturesque mountain Municipality of Orocovis. A week before launch...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 14:21
"I am pleased to congratulate Peter Gaynor, of Rhode Island, on his nomination to be Deputy Administrator at the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Peter has a wealth of experience in emergency...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 14:04
ORLANDO, Fla. – Last year, millions of Floridians spent many hours in their cars, stuck in traffic as they evacuated in advance of Hurricane Irma. Preparing an evacuation plan now may help you save...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:46
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – The Federal Emergency Management Agency is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to administer federal assistance and grant opportunities via the Individuals...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 09:28
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – FEMA is still in Puerto Rico to help hurricane survivors even though the deadline for registering for disaster assistance has passed. It will take many years for Puerto Rico...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 15:34
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Aurora will open at a new location Friday June 22, 2018. The DRC remains at the following address through 5 p.m., Thursday, June 21...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 15:27
Prevent microbial growth by cleaning, drying or discarding contaminated items AUSTIN, Texas — Before you bring any items into your FEMA/Texas General Land Office (GLO) manufactured housing unit,...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 14:15
 In Florida, less than 50 percent of those living in a high-risk flood areas carry flood insurance; after Hurricane Irma, many others probably wished they did. Neither homeowners nor rental insurance...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 13:49
It’s only June and we have already seen the first named storm of the season. Don’t wait until a hurricane is approaching, act now to protect your home and family. FEMA has preparedness tips in 13...